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PUNK YOUR SPIRIT - KEREN ROSENBERG

With the short film Punk Your Spirit Keren Rosenberg and her artistic team depicts our desire to return to our primitive selves, the craving for a deeper contact with the body, the desire to merge into the surroundings. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #9

Join us for this coronaproof winter programme full of wonderful surprises with work by the latest arrivals, nominated by Dansmakers Amsterdam, ICK Amsterdam, Likeminds, TENT Circustheatre, Summer Dance Forever & Cinedans.

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MOVING FUTURES 2021

Moving Futures is the festival where you will experience dance of the latest generation of makers in all its forms. The festival brings innovative dance in a rich festival programme to the theatre in your neighbourhood, at exciting locations in the city or online. 

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SLUG CHAMBER - STINA FORS & FELLOW SONIC ARTISTS (2020)

Dansmakers Amsterdam will be the home of a sonic-choreographic experiment. Slug Chamber is like a receptive monster. From 29 September to 3 October, Stina Fors and the eccentric performance artists Alex Franz Zehetbauer, Ria Higler, Veza Fernández will feed, grow and shape the monster.

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ONLINE ATELIER (2020)

The current Corona pandemic has driven artists to connect and communicate online even more than before. With a fixed group of makers and experts you will work intensively for two days. This online atelier offers a hands-on toolbox with new perspectives on online communication and creation. 

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NEW ADVENTURES 2019/20

In this series several research projects are selected each year for an intensive residency project, a collaboration between Dansmakers Amsterdam and ICK Amsterdam.

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MOVING FUTURES 2020

Be surprised by the passionate, cheeky and barrier-breaking dance makers and performers of today. See how the future moves them and how they move the future.

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NOT ON THIS EARTH - THE VOID OF LONGING (2020) - KEREN ROSENBERG

If we were to be given the possibility to re-create a new space based on everything that we know, what kind of space will it be? Which value system will it hold?

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YOU BETTER MOVE #8 (2020) - KEREN ROSENBERG

For one day the space of Dansmakers will transform into a temporary temple for The Raving Body & Spirit: A hybrid space where time, space and matter dissolve into oneness. 

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NEPTUNE (2020) - LOIS ALEXANDER

Surrounded by melting ice blocks, the virtuoso dancer Lois Alexander explores the structures that have influenced women of colour throughout history.

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TREMBLE (2019) - ANDREAS HANNES

In Tremble, a group of skippers embarks on a journey through the infinite. Crossing through an array of environments and imageries, they march, they glide, they rave, they fall like the stars and hit the shore like a wave.

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NOT ON THIS EARTH (2019) - KEREN ROSENBERG & CHARLIE PRINCE

In this duet, the dance artists Keren Rosenberg and Charlie Prince reflect on the geo-political boundaries that have been imposed on them.

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BE MOBILE - CREATE TOGETHER! (2019)

Dansmakers Amsterdam is partner in the Be Mobile – Create Together project promoting artistic and cultural exchange between Europe and Turkey.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #7 (2019) - NEDDA SOU

In the creative landscape of Dansmakers Amsterdam, Nedda Sou invites us for an evening where Street & Club culture, personal stories and music meet. 

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AURA (2019) - MORENO PERNA

In Puglia, the land from his grandmother, magic is still alive. Moreno goes back to a spiritual perception of the universe beyond the rational: the body is seen as a vessel of the aura, and movement as the language of the spirit.

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MOVING FORWARD 2015/20

The Moving Forward trajectory offers to one graduated and promising choreographer the unique chance to develop themselves and their work during one year. The Trajectory forms the bridge from education to the professional working field, in which the maker has access to an existing network an has the chance to develop a new performance. 

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NEW ADVENTURES 2018/19

These choreographers and collective are the New Adventures Residents 2018/19 at Dansmakers Amsterdam, in collaboration with ICK Amsterdam: Moreno Perna, Moa Holgersson & Isadora Tomasi, Loïs Alexander, Chronos, Antonia Steffens and Karel Tuytschaever.

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BURENFESTIVAL (2019)

With a film screening, dance & theatre performances and a look behind the scenes, you will become acquainted with the activities of Cinedans, the Dat! school and Dansmakers Amsterdam. Pass by and enjoy a short dance film, sign up for our festival program or go to the theatre in the evening.

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MOVING FUTURES 2019

The most talked-about work of five national production houses brought together in one travelling festival. In a programme as refreshing as it is multifaceted, a self-willed generation of starting and more advanced dance and performance artists pass you by. 

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FADING FIRE (2018) - LOIS ALEXANDER

Fading Fire takes on the theme of fire. This piece confronts the complexities between nature and humans. It is an exploration on balance, tension, and reaction. 

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CHOREOPOP (2018) - JESúS DE VEGA & CHAI BLAQ

Choreopop by Jesús de Vega en Chai Blaq is a choreographed music album, a hybrid between a dance performance, a pop music concert and live video-clips.

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EMOTIONAL PORN: EXHIBITION OF THE SELF (2018) - KEREN ROSENBERG & TONY MARKUS SACHARIAS

New work by Amsterdam based artist and maker Keren Rosenberg in collaboration with visual artist Tony Markus Sacharias

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HOPE & HEAVY METAL (2018) - SIGRID STIGSDATTER

Sigrid Stigsdatter (1990, DM) creates  with musician Juliet Altonen a physical and visual music album live on stage. In this solo performance Sigrid researches pre-consisting ideas and images of the female body. Hope & Heavy Metal is a legitimate attempt to smash patriarchy for good. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #6 (2018) - JUNADRY LEOCARIA

The sixth edition of one day festival You Better Move with an urban touch this time.

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AGAINST THE WALL (2018) - PAULA CHAVES

Against the Wall is a performative slippage from the horizontal to the vertical plane via climbing techniques, dance, video & sound.

 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #5 (2018) - MORENO PERNA

For this fifth edition of You Better Move, choreographer and performer Moreno Perna invites artists to shake their skills in a unique motion research. 

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DANSMAKERS AMSTERDAM WELCOMES (2018) DE VEGA & RIEBEEK

Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomes GlitterGods/Stigma by Jesús de Vega/ICK and Hyper Real Bromance by Nicolás Rosés Ponce and Vincent Riebeek. A coproduciton with ICK.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #4 (2018) - PAULA CHAVES

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. You Better Move is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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KYABAJO (2018) - JIJA SOHN

Jija Sohn and her performer bring the pleasures and the perversity of the Japanese flirting hostess (Kyabajō) and her Western equivalent to the audience.

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MOVING FUTURES 2018

Dutch travelling dance festival Moving Futures is outlining the thinking world of a new generation of dance makers and performance artists who have the audacity to bring urgent themes and experiment on stage.

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NEW ADVENTURES 2017/18

For four weeks, the studio and theatre hall are in use as a dance makers laboratory. Twice a year four choreographers get the opportunity to explore and deepen an idea resulting in a performance which they share with the audience.

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I CAN SEE MYSELF THROUGH YOUR EYES (2018) - CECILIA MOISIO

Director and choreographer CeciliaMoisio and vocal improviser Ineke Vandoorn explore systems of power and gaze in their duet I Can See Myself Through Your Eyes.

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DANSMAKERS AMSTERDAM WELCOMES (2017) DOHERTY & GOEMINNE

With the program series Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomes we draw attention to new choreographic talent. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #3 (2017) - FERNANDO BELFIORE

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. Open House is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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THE CAVE (2018) - FERNANDO BELFIORE

With the performance installation The Cave, Belfiore dives into his handmade universe, built with live recordings and psychedelic projections of vaporwave images and manipulated objects.

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YOU BETTER MOVE #2 (2017) - YORDANA RODRIGUEZ

You Better Move! is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind. Open House is a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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DANSMAKERS AMSTERDAM WELCOMES (2017) BISKAS & PERNA

With the program series Dansmakers Amsterdam Welcomeswe draw attention to new choreographic talent. During a full length evening program one or more choreographers present their work which can be read as urgent, open and that must be seen. Dansmakers Amsterdam supports their development and provides them a stage.

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LDRC (2017) - MORENO PERNA

Moreno Perna navigates in LDRC through the enormous amount of images from Wonderland internet. Images and videos reign with own rules and strange logic. Moreno creates a showcase in which he polishes and exposes every success. 

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IN SEARCH OF A TITLE (2017) - EVANGELOS BISKAS V & ELYSIA MC MULLEN

In our daily routine an unguided action can cause big confusion, while in a dream reality, the unpredictable is normal. These two realities seem to have different conventions. In Search of a Title does an attempt to redefine them. 

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YOU BETTER MOVE #1 (2017) - RICCARDO GURATTI

You Better Move is a one day dance festival. A breeding ground, a meeting of ideas, a  sparkling event for the creative mind, a collective 'aha'- experience of artists and audience.

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XYX (2017) - MORENO PERNA

XYX will propose on stage a perfect image of femininity, a constructed blond-bomb-shell who is a sexy body, sensual in the movement while doing pole dance, burlesque or just walking on high heels.

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SPACEWALK (2017) - MICHELE RIZZO

In Spacewalk Michele Rizzo examines the effects of rapidly advancing technology.

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MOVING FUTURES 2017

The most promising work of five national Dance production Houses brought together in one travelling Festival.

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HAVE I BEEN HERE BEFORE (2016) - MARIE GOEMINNE

In the performance Have I Been Here Before by Marie Goeminne, the night brings the day and exhaling comes after inhaling. Together with three dancers, Marie ventures a dance around the theme of death. The performance can be seen on location during Moving Futures dance Festival.

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D3US X M4CHIN4 (2016) - FERNANDO BELFIORE

A new epic poem of men and machine, starting from a seemingly hopeless situation Belfiore sets his deus ex machine in motion.

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AL13FB - FERNANDO BELFIORE

“It is the transformation of substance that is my concern in art, rather than the traditional aesthetic understanding of beautiful appearances. If the creativity relates to the transformation, change, and development of substance, then it can be applied to everything in the world, and is no longer restricted to art…” - Joseph Beuys (1960)

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KOKERS (2017) - GAIA GONNELLI

Two dancers build their own world with cardboard tubes. How can you build a world or break it down? Do you build alone or together? Which games can you play? Who determines the rules to make the game even more fun?

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GEISHA'S MIRACLE (2016) - JIJA SOHN

Geisha’s Miracle is a synesthetic, physical experience that reaches out to the perception of the audience. The surreal visual and musical landscape invites you to immerse in the absurdity. The performance can be seen on location during Moving Futures dance Festival.

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ONE MILLION STEPS

Guest production
Divided worlds: a tap dancer performs while elsewhere in the city a protest is taking place. But then a hole opens up in the dance floor and… the dancer jumps in. 

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MOVING FORWARD 2019 - SELECTED CHOREOGRAPHERS

Moving Forward 2019 - Selected Choreographers

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BACK TO BASE #10 - TENT CIRCUS THEATER PRODUCTIES

One stage, one spot, five acts. Let yourself be amazed by new work from contemporary circus makers during BACK TO BASE, the place in Amsterdam where circus makers present their fresh work

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